Northwestern Surveying and Engineering, Inc.
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Pipeline surveying division
Employment Type: Full Time Position - Hourly (competitive)
NWS has an opening for a Survey Assistant located in our Bemidji office. The Survey Assistant will primarily work under, and report to, a Survey Crew Chief to perform typical surveys in the field including topographic, boundary and construction surveys on various pipeline and engineering projects.
A high school diploma or equivalent is required.
Knowledge of basic computer skills
Must be willing to interact with people and work in team environments.
Must be detail orientated, self-motivated with strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
A valid driver's license is required or the ability to obtain one.
Previous experience with underground utility location is preferred but not required.
Ability to sit and operate a computer under normal ergonomic office conditions and also in stationary vehicles.
Required to work in an outdoors environment including construction sites and close proximity to traffic and active pipelines.
Will require prolonged periods of standing and walking to perform some of the typical tasks and duties associated with topographic and construction surveying.
Ability to lift equipment or objects weighing 50 to 75 pounds.
Typical Tasks and Duties:
Work with a Survey Crew Chief while performing land surveying services including plane and/or geodetic surveys for construction, topographic, right-of-way, and control survey projects.
Gathers field survey data through the use of conventional surveying and GPS methods.
Prepares accurate field notes, drawings and records change in conditions while in the field.
May be required to clear vegetation, dig holes, and pound stakes with hand tools.
Learn and follow surveying methods and standards as required by state and public agencies.
This position will require a person to think independently and make rational judgment calls.
Effective communication with contractors, client staff, and project owner representatives in the field is a must.
Understand and follow company employee handbook and mandated safety policies.
Perform responsibilities in a conscientious, legal and ethical manner with a strong attention to detail.
Must be able to work independently and in a team environment.
Travel and out of town stays will be required 20-50% of the time; may work overtime especially during the construction season. Paid travel expenses at GSA rates! (typically $150+/day in addition to wages)
Other duties as assigned.
MUST PASS A PRE EMPLOYMENT DRUG AND ALCOHOL SCREENING
Wage: Hourly; $22 plus health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, IRA 3% match, positive working environment, annual performance bonuses, On-The-Job training and career advancement.
Northwestern Surveying and Engineering,
614 Railroad St SE
Bemidji, MN 56601
Oil and Gas